Testimonials

"EW tailored the D&I audit to focus exactly where we needed. They were flexible and available, and Sam [Hernandez] was a great partner to engage with our steering group and leadership team. The outcomes have formed the basis of our three-year Belonging strategy, and I’m looking forward to having another audit in three years to see how far we’ve come!" Rebecca Berry, Director of Culture, Diversity and Inclusion at Lloyd's Register
"The Economist Group wanted to respond powerfully to the challenges of inequalities that have been brought to the fore by the Black Lives Matter movement: our partnership with EW Group enabled us to do that. They helped us map our current strengths and draw up a challenging programme of action that addresses racism, sexism, social immobility and all other forms of disadvantage." Lara Boro, Chief Executive at The Economist Group
"Working with the EW Group has really helped accelerate our drive towards becoming a truly inclusive organisation. The conversations involved are often challenging ones and the EW Group’s expertise has meant we have been able to approach them positively and strategically. We are seeing the impact of our work together at all levels of our business already and we look forward to continuing our work together." James Marsh, HR Manager at Planet Organic
"EW Group deliver with style, personality and impact." Richard O'Flynn, Talent and Leadership Development Director at Santander
"EW Group have provided WCPT with excellent support that has aided our continued development in an exciting period of transformation." Emma Stokes, President of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy
"The Unconscious Bias training sessions were perfectly executed and I admired the diplomatic, understanding approach that was taken by our trainer. I felt informed and empowered at the end of the session, it really did make me proud that we have been able to offer this training to our members! Thank you EW Group." Leanne Sheill, Deputy Editor at the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)
"It was a real pleasure working with everyone at EW Group. The facilitators, Sam and Victoria were real experts in this field and worked really collaboratively with a very diverse group of Managers. They really bought to light why this topic is so important to Halfords and our future success as a business. The sessions created lots of debate (and appropriate banter), which helped to cement the main takes from the sessions. We are really confident that when the Managers roll this out to their teams, that we will see positive moves to address our Diversity agenda." Andy McBride, Group Head of Resourcing and People Shared Services at Halfords  
"EW Group have worked on several important projects for HS2. I have always found their work to be of the highest quality, at competitive rates which give tremendous value for money. I can recommend EW Group to any organisation without hesitation." Mark Lomas, Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at HS2
"We couldn't have wished for a better company to partner with for our inclusive culture and unconscious bias training sessions. From the beginning, the EW Group team did everything possible to understand our company and culture, with a genuine care to move us along our inclusivity journey. The results have been incredible." Nikki de Vet, Organisational Effectiveness Manager at British Land
"Refreshing and reassuring… EW Group brought to our discussions exceedingly high levels of knowledge and skill in respect of training and equality and diversity respectively, together with a genuine willingness to meet our identified development needs." David Maguire, Senior Organisational Development and Strategic Learning at Metropolitan Police Service
"Led by The Economist Group's CEO and other senior leaders, the EW Group skilfully facilitated conversations with people across the business and across the globe to establish practical actions that will make a measurable difference. The EW Group is our trusted partner on the next phase of our journey to take the actions we have agreed will make the difference, starting with more work on Inclusive Leadership." Gnosoulla Tsioupra-Lewis, Chief Talent Officer at The Economist Group
"EW Group ran sessions for everyone at Sunshine on Building Inclusive Cultures. It was both a super useful and very popular set of sessions for everyone who came." Mel Exon, Group CEO at The Sunshine Company
"As an organisation tasked with speaking to the whole of Great Britain, it is vital for Smart Energy GB that our management team understand best practice in inclusion, and challenge ourselves to ensure our own behaviour to each other and our stakeholders has properly considered inclusion and the needs of a diverse team and diverse audiences for our work. The EW team has supported Smart Energy GB's management in understanding best practice, learning from it and improving our own practices. They are excellent to work with, allowing us to welcome challenge and improvement and really recognise the value of reflecting and integrating inclusion best practice into the core of our business." Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive at Smart Energy GB
"Having EW Group as a trusted friend has really enabled us to make good progress with embedding diversity and inclusion across the Group. Their passionate and professional approach is refreshing, and their knowledge and expertise around training, strategy, current best practice and thinking has proved invaluable – we are now confidently able to deliver solutions that provide the best possible outcomes." Gary Jackson, Group Director of Communications & Customer Success at Mears Group
"The EW Group provided a first class service to the trust. Feedback from course participants for their delivery of unconscious bias training to trust managers was overwhelmingly positive. In fact, I’ve never seen such positive feedback for an equality and diversity-related course before." Swarnjit Singh, Board Secretary at Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
"The quality of content and style of delivery was exactly what we were looking for. My expectations were not only met, they were exceeded." Jess Kuller, Senior Vice President HR at Genworth Financial
"Undergoing the Diversity in Business Accreditation has delivered major benefits, such as improved client satisfaction and employee retention, and a stronger brand which has generated competitive advantage. To say the exercise was worthwhile would be an understatement: it has enabled us to take an uncompromising, but ultimately rewarding look at ourselves, and there is no area of activity that has not directly benefited." Peter Watson, Managing Partner at Simpson Millar LLP
"We’ve had a great collaboration with EW Group, from the first contact to the final report and follow-up discussions. We were met with great service and flexibility, and we managed to receive a spot-on, personalised workshop on unconscious bias that was an eye-opener for our top and middle management. We're already looking forward to our next project together and to see what fun and challenging exercises they come up with again." Alina Daina, Senior HR Business Partner at Massive Entertainment (A Ubisoft Studio)
"When we estimated the business case in advance of starting this programme, we thought it would at minimum break even and probably save us twice what it was costing us in negative behaviour, tribunals, disciplinary, wasted working time, etc. The actual result was an absolutely enormous saving of 12 times the cost of the programme." Mike Strzelecki, Director of Transformation at Transport for London
"The team at EW Group are experts in their field so you know you are in safe hands. The Diversity Development Standard (formally known as DiBA), is a fundamental business tool providing recognition of achievements and recommendations for improvements, while providing a mechanism for employees to have a say in a confidential setting." Tali Shlomo, HR Director at the Chartered Insurance Institute
"Consultancy that makes a positive difference to business performance. A reputable leader in their field." Valerie Todd, Former Talent and Resources Director at Crossrail